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A Look Back At Snoop Dogg’s ‘Doggystyle’ 20 Years Later
A Look Back At Snoop Dogg’s ‘Doggystyle’ 20 Years Later
Ed. Note: Snoop Dogg's classic Doggystyle album turns 20 years old tomorrow, November 23. Michael Gonzales takes a look back at what led to the album, its reception, and how it changed hip-hop in the two decades since. Twenty years ago when Snoop Doggy Dogg’s raw debut Doggystyle (Death Row) was released, people were fiending for the latest dose of "G-funk" music as though it were a new
Mathematics Remembers Ol’ Dirty Bastard And RZA Recording ‘Enter The Wu-Tang’
Mathematics Remembers Ol’ Dirty Bastard And RZA Recording ‘Enter The Wu-Tang’
DJ Mathematics got his start looping samples for GZA back in the Genius' pre-Wu-Tang, Cold Chillin' Records days. So when GZA brought him around his cousin RZA during the earliest days of the Wu-Tang Clan, Mathematics became a key affiliate and supporter for the chosen nine MCs, sitting in on recording sessions and even designing the iconic W logo that has adorned everything from their very first